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The piece is the anchor for Butterfly Park, a trapezoid of grass and flowers created by neighborhood residents with the support of the Milwaukee Christian Center, which also commissioned Tia's new mural.
The Montreal native was the last real standup goaltender as the position moved almost exclusively to the butterfly technique, and his puck-handling prowess led the NHL to institute the trapezoid behind the net as a way to increase scoring.
Some of them are straight lines, some are spirals and rectangles and trapezoids, and some are animals: whales, ducks, hummingbirds.
The monument, a 5,000-pound trapezoid of white concrete, is in a small clearing near the center of this tiny Berkshires town, overlooking the Housatonic River.
The bedroom’s shape could be described as a parallelogram attached to a trapezoid.
The aluminum green trapezoid represents greenspace that could occupy the void where the Trade Center plaza once stood.
In true Christo form, the trapezoid will rest on a floating platform in the middle of the Serpentine Lake, totally and blissfully out of the context of its natural surroundings.
The shape of the building is an exaggerated trapezoid and the roof surfs up from the harbor like the top of a wave.
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TRAPEZOID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trapezoid for English Language Learners
: a four-sided shape that has two sides that are parallel and two sides that are not parallel
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